Should I stop playing trumpet after high school?

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Vstern, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. tobylou8

    tobylou8 Utimate User

    Dec 22, 2008
    Ahe-he-he-hemmmm. Op is long gone and hasn't visited TM in 2+ months.
  2. kingtrumpet

    kingtrumpet Utimate User

    Sep 20, 2009
    New York State USA
    uhm, yeah, I bet he quit playing the trumpet ----- percussion was easier!!!!! ROFL ROFL ROFL
  3. Ed Lee

    Ed Lee Utimate User

    Aug 16, 2009
    Jackson NC
    Possibly for some, but for me it was much less (and I didn't play for over 40 years) ... and without the distractions of youth I can focus more on the music and enjoy the music more ... going back to play over and over the songs I enjoy rather than once performed the director took the music from me and put in the file where I'd not be able to play it again and again. Fooled my director(s), I've got my own music now that they can't take away.
  4. sounds7

    sounds7 Forte User

    Sep 4, 2004
    New Orleans
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2012
  5. gmonady

    gmonady Utimate User

    Jan 28, 2011
    Dayton, Ohio
    It does. If life was only medicine, I would go crazy... We played a gig in Pittsburgh last weekend, and a surgeon came all the way from Cleveland to hear us play. I sat with him to talk between sets... not once did we talk medicine. That's the way I like it... Had some great music discussion... the true healing art.
  6. kingtrumpet

    kingtrumpet Utimate User

    Sep 20, 2009
    New York State USA
    c'mon GM --- I highly doubt this ----- I am sure you discussed what music he listens to while he is "slicing and dicing" people in the OR!!!!!!!!! --- ROFL ROFL ROFL your a cut above the rest my friend ROFL ROFL ROFL I hope that doesn't leave you in stiches!!! ROFL, oh my goodness -- I am so healthy, laughter and music is the best medicine ROFL

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